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SMIT Salvage is synonymous with total commitment in the challenging field of sustainable marine emergency response and wreck removal. Whether it concerns a distressed Bulk carrier, Container vessel, Tanker, Offshore structure or otherwise, SMIT has the experience and in-house knowledge to deal with any type of vessel anywhere. This knowledge is based on the accumulation of experience since 1842, the year the company was founded. SMIT Salvage keeps its dedicated highly trained salvage professionals and specialized salvage equipment in a state of round-the-clock readiness to respond instantly to incidents anywhere in the world.


Wreck removal

Removal of wrecks often originate from the need to ensure safe navigation, facilitate global trade and the environmental objective to keep our seas clean.

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Emergency response

SMIT Salvage’s professional and experienced salvage teams and specialized equipment are ready to provide instant response to your emergency, anywhere in the world, no matter how remote the location.

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Safe and sustainable

Preventing or minimizing environmental harm has always been part of our salvage solutions and SMIT take pride in our commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Salvage solutions

Our fleet

SMIT’s salvage teams can call on
the Boskalis fleet to operate
as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

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SMIT’s response centres in Rotterdam, Houston, Cape Town and Singapore provide a 24-hour link to customers, vessels and agents.

Emergency response 24/7